An Early Treatise on Personal Injury Buswell, Henry F. The Civil Liability for Personal Injuries Arising Out of Negligence. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1893. lxxxv, 463 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands, blind rules and red and black lettering pieces to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks to boards, corners bumped, moderate toning to text. An unusually well-preserved copy. $450. * First edition. The law of negligence was a response to the large number of personal injuries that accompanied the rapid industrialization of the United States after the Civil War. Buswell's treatise offers a good overview of the field as it existed around the turn of the century. A second edition was published in 1899. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:283.
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